On the List | Blitz Capitol Hill Arts Walk, Choral Festival, Maple Viewing Festival, Year-Round Farmers Market

by jaycoxfilm via CHS flickr

by jaycoxfilm via CHS flickr

Best news all week: starting this winter, the Broadway Farmer’s Market at Pike and Broadway goes year round. No more January – March hiatus. Hooray! CHS talked with organizers about the push to go year round on Broadway at the start of the 2013 season. Every week the market offers a fresh alternative to grocery produce, bread, cheese, cut flowers and more. Shop the market this Sunday and every Sunday, 11a – 3p.

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Weekend highlights:

Blitz Capitol Hill Arts Walk 

John Osgood, at Poco wine + spirits

John Osgood, at Poco wine + spirits

On Thursday, three art shows lean into Capitol Hill’s official holiday(tm) with Halloween/Day of the Dead themed shows. Opening at True Love Art Gallery is “Dia de los Muertos” art show featuring sugar skulls and more by favorite artists. Poco wine + spirits opens their second annual Day of the Dead group show featuring works by artists with a flair for the macabre. The Pine Box (a former mortuary! Haunted!)  features the creepy masks of Dean Hudgin’s “Faces of All Hallow’s Eve.”

FranHolt1 (861x505)Plenty of non-creepy shows provide balance, such as Fran Holt’s large scale carousel horse-themed large paintings at Ghost Gallery, the “Sweet Angels” polaroid show by Adrien Leavitt at Hard L, and the 20th Anniversary Exhibition: Northwest Focus at Photo Center Northwest.  Check out all of the art walk events and shows from your phone – the BlitzCapitolHill.com site is mobile-friendly and can magically tell you which shows are nearest to you.

Plus, don’t forget about the unveiling of the new Lamps Meninas installation as a former restaurant building on 15th Ave E is further transformed.

Seattle Sings: 2013 Choral Festival

St. Mark’s Cathedral is host to the first ever Seattle Sings choral festival, organized by the Greater Seattle Choral Consortium. The event is free and is scheduled Friday, 7p – 9:30p and Saturday, 10a – 9p. Over 25 groups will perform over the two days, including Northwest Boyschoir, Choir of the Sound, Seattle Bach Choir, Northwest Chamber Chorus. View schedule.

by zenobia_joy, from the CHS flickr group

by zenobia_joy, from the CHS flickr group

Momijigari Maple Viewing Festival

The Japanese Garden in the Arboretum highlights the beauty of the maple tree in fall with their annual Momijigari Maple Viewing Festival. You’ll still need to pay gate admission ($4 – $6, but once in docents will lead guided tours, there will be musical performances, plus an opportunity to make an art print using natural materials. Coinciding with the maple festival is the annual bonsai show, where you can marvel at a 6-inch juniper bush older than your mother.

More upcoming events… below.

December 2014

Upbeat on Jackson Concert @ Ernestine Anderson Place
Upbeat on Jackson Concert @ Ernestine Anderson Place
On December 20th at 7:30pm the Nu Black Arts West Theatre will perform hits from their show Dark Divas at the next Upbeat on Jackson [...]
Fiddleheads Family Nature Class @ Washington Park Arboretum
Fiddleheads Family Nature Class @ Washington Park Arboretum
Dec 20 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM family friendly kids prek
Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class this fall, and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime. Through science-based exploration [...]
The Savvy Marketplace @ Sole Repair
Dec 20 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The last, best shopping experience of the year! Come join us in connecting our local community and donating to the well-being of our furry friends. [...]
Bold Wines For A Dark December @ Madrona Wine Merchants
Bold Wines For A Dark December @ Madrona Wine Merchants | Seattle | Washington | United States
Dec 20 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
The days are short, the nights are long and the Solstice is upon us.  It is a good time for rich, full bodied wines that [...]
Imperial Soverign Court of Seattle: A Twisted Holiday @ RPlace | Seattle | Washington | United States
Dec 20 @ 6:00 PM
A Twisted Holiday! The ISCSORE invites one and all to our annual Holiday show. No ballads or traditional holiday music here, just hilarious and off-beat [...]
Sing Noel: A FREE Christmas Choral Concert @ Seattle First Baptist Church
Sing Noel: A FREE Christmas Choral Concert @ Seattle First Baptist Church
Andrew Carter’s sparkling “Magnificat” for choir and orchestra, Morten Lauridsen’s mystical “O Nata Lux” and favorite carols with the audience are offered in a FREE [...]
Bacon Strip Special Christmas Spectacular @ Theatre Off Jackson | Seattle | Washington | United States
For the first time ever in the herstory of Bacon Strip we are doing a two day run! The crazy mind of Sylvia O’ Stayformore [...]
Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market @ Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market
Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market @ Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market | Seattle | Washington | United States
Dec 21 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
The Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market supports Washington’s small family farmers by creating a vibrant neighborhood farmers market.  Located outside the Seattle Central Community College, the Market runs year-round [...]
Sunday Sippers Wine Tasting @ Madrona Wine Merchants
Sunday Sippers Wine Tasting @ Madrona Wine Merchants | Seattle | Washington | United States
Dec 21 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
It’s Sunday Sipper time at Madrona Wine Merchants — come see what two lovelies that Mark is sampling this Sunday. There is always a surprise [...]
Sunday Solstice Sippers! @ Madrona Wine Merchants
Sunday Solstice Sippers! @ Madrona Wine Merchants | Seattle | Washington | United States
Dec 21 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Come celebrate the shortest daylight of 2014 with a couple of wines that will perk up your dark evening. 2013 Fidelitas/Charlie Hoppes M100 Viognier  ($18) [...]
Sing Noel: A FREE Christmas Choral Concert @ Seattle First Baptist Church
Sing Noel: A FREE Christmas Choral Concert @ Seattle First Baptist Church
Andrew Carter’s sparkling “Magnificat” for choir and orchestra, Morten Lauridsen’s mystical “O Nata Lux” and favorite carols with the audience are offered in a FREE [...]
Pub Trivia @ Sam's Tavern
Pub Trivia @ Sam's Tavern | Seattle | Washington | United States
More fun than a barrel full of monkeys… Pub Trivia. Get drinks as prizes for answering questions correctly.  Great food, great drinks, and some questions [...]
Christmas Eve Service @ AMC Pacific Place
Christmas Eve Service @ AMC Pacific Place
Dec 24 @ 5:00 PM christmas eve
We invite you to join us for a family-style service on Christmas Eve as we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ! This will be an [...]
Christmas Eve Service | Lessons & Carols @ Grace Church Seattle | Seattle | Washington | United States
Join us as we celebrate the birth of Jesus by reading through various portions of scripture and singing carols together. Invite your friends and family! [...]
Trivia Night @ Canterbury Ale House
Trivia Night @ Canterbury Ale House | Seattle | Washington | United States
More fun than a barrel full of monkeys… Pub Trivia. Get drinks as prizes for answering questions correctly. Great food, great drinks, and some questions [...]
Introduction to Vedic Astrology @ Meditate Seattle Studio
Introduction to Vedic Astrology @ Meditate Seattle Studio
Dec 27 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM MeditateSeattle
A 3 hour experience with the ancient sidereal astrology of the Vedic Tradition of India. Understand the essential differences from Western (tropical) astrology, see how [...]
Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market @ Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market
Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market @ Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market | Seattle | Washington | United States
Dec 28 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
The Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market supports Washington’s small family farmers by creating a vibrant neighborhood farmers market.  Located outside the Seattle Central Community College, the Market runs year-round [...]
Sunday Sippers Wine Tasting @ Madrona Wine Merchants
Sunday Sippers Wine Tasting @ Madrona Wine Merchants | Seattle | Washington | United States
Dec 28 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
It’s Sunday Sipper time at Madrona Wine Merchants — come see what two lovelies that Mark is sampling this Sunday. There is always a surprise [...]
Pub Trivia @ Sam's Tavern
Pub Trivia @ Sam's Tavern | Seattle | Washington | United States
More fun than a barrel full of monkeys… Pub Trivia. Get drinks as prizes for answering questions correctly.  Great food, great drinks, and some questions [...]
Trivia Night @ Canterbury Ale House
Trivia Night @ Canterbury Ale House | Seattle | Washington | United States
More fun than a barrel full of monkeys… Pub Trivia. Get drinks as prizes for answering questions correctly. Great food, great drinks, and some questions [...]

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